Crucially, Steve creates PVA bags of freebies, added to his hook to present extra attraction on the river bed. Complimenting your hookbait with a PVA bag when barbel fishing is…

USE meat baits with confidence. They might not be up there with the boilies and pellets in most angler’s preferences, but an oily chunk of luncheon meat or a section…

Boilies, in all their varieties, are a brilliant barbel fishing bait and it pays to fish them on the simplest of rigs. It is important to nail a hook bait…

Tench seem to do a vanishing act in the colder months, but as soon as the mercury levels start to climb they feed prolifically. They make their presence clear by tiny…

Fishing baits hemp and casters is a great combination in many rivers for both barbel and chub. Casters are quite an expensive bait though, so why not give wheat a…

Particle baits fan Keith Jones wrote this article for the Angler’s Mail website, looking at why and how they score so well for carp at the this time of year….…

  Having been amazed at how quickly the carp world homed in on, but just as quickly forgot, bread bags after Lee Jackson’s string of catches that resulted in Conningbrook’s…

A reader asked Angler’s Mail to show him how to make a cheap feeder rig to use with water-softened pellets. This type of feeder has become very popular and is…